Rookie girl group NewJeans is certainly making their mark in K-Pop.
The group from HYBE’s sub-label ADOR and consisting of members Haerin, Hyein, Minji, Danielle, and Hanni, has been under the media’s spotlight since its debut.
It is hard to deny that the group isn’t the talk of the industry at the moment.
Member Danielle has played no small part in the group’s instant popularity. Many see the singer as one of the artists leading K-Pop in the new generation.
Recently, netizens were shocked to learn that they may have seen the member before when she was just a baby.
In a post on one of Korea’s largest online communities, a post claimed that the idol was a former student of comedian Ji Sang Ryul. The post shared pictures of Danielle as a baby with the comedian.
Turns out, Danielle was a former guest on tvN‘s 2011 reality program, Real Kids Story Rainbow, which was hosted by the beloved comedian!
Netizens reacted to the revelation in shock, stating they couldn’t believe how fast time flies.
- “Wow, I really loved the show. Jihye (Danielle’s Korean name) and Doyoon liked each other, lol. The babies were so cute and pretty ㅜㅜ.”
- “I miss the babies on the show.”
- “Wow, a Rainbow baby has grown up this fast?”
- “I remember waking up early on Sundays to watch the show. I can’t believe they have grown up this fast.”
While others were shocked to see how cute the idol was as a baby.
- “She looks like a doll.”
- “Dani <3.”
- “Dani is so cute.”
- “I was shocked to see how cute she was as a baby, lol. Ahh!
Real Kids Story Rainbow was a reality program that first aired on tvN in 2011. The show ran for 43 episodes and was hosted by Ji Sang Ryul, who was the children’s teacher on the show.
Ji Sang Ryul is a beloved comedian who is famous for his appearances on legendary shows such as X-Man, Infinite Challenge, and 1 Night 2 Days.
Danielle debuted with NewJeans on July 22 of this year with the group’s pre-debut single “Attention.” Check out the MV for the song in the link below!